The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 99 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£379 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £385
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1395 1213 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.33% 77.91% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 735 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the West Yorkshire region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing High Availability across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

High Availability Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 2 £379 - 2
Halifax - - - -
High Availability
Yorkshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) UAG
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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